Transfinder Names 'Ambassador of the Year'

Transfinder says it is a better company because of Peter Lawrence, and the school bus routing and management software provider recognized the director of transportation at Fairport Central School District near…
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Feds Highlight Protections for Transgendered Students

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights and the Department of Justice are cautioning school districts, and as an extension student transporters, that they must adhere to Title…
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Feds Issue Final Rule on Overtime Pay

The Department of Labor announced that it has further modified its Final Rule for requiring employers to gauge whether or not a worker meets the stipulations of overtime pay.
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Thomas Built Buses Launches New CNG School Bus

Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation announced the first compressed natural gas engine in the industry for the popular Type C school bus.
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Safe Fleet Adds Rear View Safety to List of Brands

Safe Fleet added to its video portfolio by adding one of the leading backup video camera manufacturers to its product offerings after acquiring the aptly named Rear View Safety company.
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REI Develops Powerful Stop-Arm PSA

Radio Engineering Industries (REI) believes that keeping children safe is critical and has developed a public service announcement to promote awareness of stop-arm safety.
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Unhealthy Distractions

The saying goes that life on the road can be a solitary one. Well, not exactly. As with everything, the reality is hazier than a simple black and white assumption…
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In a Celebratory Mood

We catch up with Thomas’ president and CEO to talk about the evolution of the school bus manufacturer over the past 100 years and the direction it is headed.
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OSHA Issues Final Rule on Injury Reporting

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued its Final Rule, which requires employers to submit injury and illness records electronically. The directive also stipulates that once the reports are…
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School Bus Contractor STI Reports Big Third-Quarter Growth

School bus contractor Student Transportation Inc. is reporting a nearly 11-percent increase in revenue for the third quarter compared to the same period last year, and remains on target for…
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Oregon School District Partners with Blue Bird/ROUSH

The Beaverton School District recently purchased 12 new Type C Blue Bird Vision Conventional School Buses. The Oregon district plans to evaluate the performance of each bus over the next…
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Jim 'The Rookie' Morris Added to STN EXPO Keynote Slate

Jim Morris, the subject of the 2002 film “The Rookie,” starring Dennis Quaid, will talk to STN EXPO attendees about mentorship, leadership and following one's dreams as the 2016 keynote…
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Severe Weather Alert

Severe thunderstorm and tornado events are most common in the spring, and there are major differences between how student transporters should handle them compared to winter weather. But both conditions…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 09:56